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English Learners

This collection highlights resources for English Learners to improve diverse learning opportunities.

Leveraging Flexible Teacher Certification Policies to Address the Bilingual Teacher Shortage
Resource Type: Policy/Policy brief
2021
This brief is the third of a four-part series that focuses on bilingual education, bilingual educators, and addressing the bilingual teacher shortage in contexts across the United States. This research was commissioned by the New Jersey State Department of Education, which is committed to providing quality bilingual education to its linguistically diverse student population.
Bilingual Education: Lessons from Washington State
Resource Type: Policy/Policy brief
2021
This brief is the fourth of a four-part series that focuses on bilingual education, bilingual educators, and addressing the bilingual teacher shortage in contexts across the United States. This research was commissioned by the New Jersey State Department of Education, which is committed to providing quality bilingual education to its linguistically diverse student population.
Reopening Instructional Programs for Our Most Vulnerable Students: A Reopening Guidebook for the 2020-2021 School Year
Resource Type: Practice guide
2020
Earthquakes in Puerto Rico and COVID-19 lockdowns in both Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) have forced educators to rethink how they can support the most vulnerable students, including the youngest students in pre-kindergarten, English Learners (ELs) in the USVI, Spanish Learners in Puerto Rico, and students with disabilities. This guidebook summarizes strategies to address today’s challenges while trying to reopen schools.
Bilingual Education Across the United States
Resource Type: Policy/Policy brief
2021
This brief is the first of a four-part series that focuses on bilingual education, bilingual educators, and addressing the bilingual teacher shortage in contexts across the United States. This research was commissioned by the New Jersey State Department of Education, which is committed to providing quality bilingual education to its linguistically diverse student population. 
Addressing the Bilingual Teacher Shortage
Resource Type: Policy/Policy brief
2021